Boston [NOOK Book]

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From 1901 to 1960, the picture postcard recorded almost every aspect of life in the city of Boston. Through the vintage postcards in Boston, readers will tour the city's Emerald Necklace and green spaces, visit Boston's old waterfront, understand Boston's part in America's Revolutionary War, and see the diversity of the city's many museums, churches, libraries, colleges, and internationally famous hospitals. Postcard images depict the many events that have shaped the historic ...
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Overview

From 1901 to 1960, the picture postcard recorded almost every aspect of life in the city of Boston. Through the vintage postcards in Boston, readers will tour the city's Emerald Necklace and green spaces, visit Boston's old waterfront, understand Boston's part in America's Revolutionary War, and see the diversity of the city's many museums, churches, libraries, colleges, and internationally famous hospitals. Postcard images depict the many events that have shaped the historic city of Boston.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439622209
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Series: Postcard History
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 54 MB
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Meet the Author

William J. and Elaine A. Pepe have collected postcards for more than 40 years, and the majority of the images in Boston have come from their personal collection. They are currently active as officers of the South Shore Historical Society. Together they have authored two other postcard history volumes: Weymouth and Quincy.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Boston Common and the Public Garden 9

2 The Emerald Necklace and Other Green Spaces 27

3 The American Revolution and Boston 45

4 Boston's Waterfront 55

5 Churches and Colleges 67

6 Museums and Hospitals 79

7 Government Buildings 89

8 Other Notable Locations 97

9 Public Transportation, Bridges, Hotels, and Restaurants 111

10 Potpourri 121

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2013

    #PrayForBoston

    ONE DIERECTION!!!!!!!!!!! YA YA YA YA YA YA YA!!!!! KERRY PAYNE!!! YA

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2013

    There was a bombing in boston

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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